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Brophy Bros. Seafood Restaurant & Clam Bar

1559 Spinnaker Dr, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93001
805-639-0865
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Ranked #20 of 382 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a casual seafood house that is located right on the dock in the Ventura & Santa Barbara Harbor. You'll find a bustling scene of fisherman, young professionals and sand-sprinkled beach-goers nearly every night of the week at these true-blue waterfront institution. Dungeness crab cocktail, oysters on the half-shell and fried shrimp round out the "small" menu offerings. Fresh fish specials, such as grilled white sea bass from local waters, mahi mahi dusted in Cajun spices and pan-blackened local yellowtail, are highlights on the "long" menu. No matter what, libations are always in order at this locals' favorite gathering place. Everyone is welcome at Brophy's, hope to see you soon.
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California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I've had their fish and chips, sea bass and clam chowder, all were excellently prepared with generous servings. They have great bar service, and if you're fortunate enough to enjoy your food served in their upstairs patio, the view of the marina and mountains are spectacular. When in Ventura or Oxnard, and want excellent food and service, it's a must... More

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Ventura, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is my weekly hangout for Happy Hour. Drinks and food are priced appropriate for happy hour vs other places just lowering their prices by a dollar. Great food, happy service, always busy, great bloody marys- Oh yeah and they POUR HEAVY!!

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California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I went here for happy hour starting at 3 pm as part of our wedding anniversary celebration. Great happy hour deals for food and drink M-F. Love the margarita on the rocks. Very fresh fish and chips, calamari, and scallops all for about 15 bucks. Daytime bartender, Kyle, is fun and professional. Not to be missed.

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Westport, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Every year when we visit our son, daughter in law and our three beautiful grand daughters in Ventura, we make sure to eat at least one meal at Brophy Bros. Seafood Restaurant & Clam Bar. And never ever have we been disappointed. The place is always packed, which is a good sign, and children are welcome. Choose the right time,... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The oysters, chowder, and the seabass were what I had for dinner... and all of it was delicious. Service was a little slow, but it was quite busy. I thought the portions were HUGE... you could definitely share a meal! The ambience with the boats and the water was certainly a welcome departure from the norm. I'll be back again!

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

i have been to this restaurant quite a few times and have never seen it when it wasnt busy! It has great views, great cocktails, and of course GREAT SEAFOOD! I enjoy sitting on the patio or at the bar but the service can sometimes be a little slow. That is to be expected when the place is so busy... More

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Goodyear, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Have been visiting Brophy Bros. in Santa Barbara for many years. However, we had the opportunity to visit the Ventura location a few years back and have been going there ever since. On our recent trip to Ventura we ate at this restaurant three different times in one week. That tells you something when there are so many good restaurants... More

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Clayotn, OH
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you like bland food, flies in your ice cube, slow service and tons of tomatoes and parmesan cheese on your seafood pasta this is the place for you. Steamed clams left a lot to be desired, the sauce was watery and basically no flavor. The seafood past was loaded with tomatoes, over cooked scallops and what seemed like frozen... More

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Ventura, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Took our employee for his birthday which has been a tradition for 3 years. Food was wonderful, and staff was friendly and warm. Always a favorite to visit. House dressing is good, like to dip fries in it. Beer boiled shrimp are always a favorite.

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is our go to restaurant in the Harbor. A variety of items on the menu to please anyone! You can relax have your meal and enjoy the Harbor and Mountain views.

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Additional Information about Brophy Bros. Seafood Restaurant & Clam Bar

Address: 1559 Spinnaker Dr, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805-639-0865
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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